Danville, VA 24540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Danville, VA 24540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,148
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,909
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 375
  • County: Danville City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.615, Longitude -79.389
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24540 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Danville City, Pittsylvania).

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Danville, VA 24540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,657
Daytime Population: Workers 15,055
Daytime Population: Residents 18,602
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,657
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 30,775
Population in Familes 24,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 882
Population Density2 419
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $35,187
Average Household Income $47,007
Per Capita Income $20,121


Total Housing Units 15,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,885 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,465 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,332 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $103,881
Average Home Value $136,049


Total Households 13,350
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 8,491
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.11% -0.34%
Households -0.19% -0.38%
Families -0.35% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Danville, VA 24540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24540 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 81 91st
Population Density # 213 76th
Diversity Index # 178 80th
Median Household Income # 778 11th
Per Capita Income # 730 16th

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